Grant Edwards is a CFO Partner in TechCXO’s Finance Practice. He is a hands-on, results-driven executive with expertise in finance operations, SEC reporting, corporate governance, and strategic planning.
Grant possesses a keen talent for identifying market opportunities, ensuring corporate compliance, and overseeing P&L management for industry leaders across multiple sectors.
As a trusted and active advisor to executive leadership teams, he demonstrates his strengths in dissecting, analyzing, synthesizing and presenting complex solutions to strategic financial decisions.
In addition, Grant provides clients with the ability to provide forward-thinking leadership in Controllership, FP&A, Treasury, SEC Reporting, and identifying and capturing significant savings. His successful track-record includes establishing efficient processes for early-stage and mid-market companies with high growth goals in industries that include energy, SaaS, entertainment, pharmaceuticals, BDC/private equity, technology, consumer products, manufacturing, and financial services.
Grant has been the CFO for multiple early stage companies, many of which of had successful exits. These include an energy company that grew from inception to over $70 million in annual revenues, an entertainment and theatre company, a durable medical equipment company, a receivable factoring business and an executive travel company.
His Big 4 CPA experience includes senior consultant and tax consultant positions with Deloitte & Touche and Arthur Andersen.
He also served as Senior Director of SEC Reporting and Corporate Controller for Shinogi & Co. (formerly Sciele Pharma) where he launched all initial accounting policies and procedures, designed to shepherd the company through a period of massive growth, from $100MM to over $500MM in annual revenue. He effectively managed a team of 32 employees and a full spectrum of corporate finance functions, including general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, financial reporting (internal and external) and revenue recognition.
As Vice President, Corporate Controller & Treasurer for Harbinger Group, Inc., Grant managed all finance, accounting, and treasury functions for this NYSE-listed BDC/Holding Company/Private Equity company, while contributing additional service as an active member of the Disclosure, Pension and 401K Committee.
Grant is also an adjunct professor for accounting at Georgia State University. He received his MSA in Accounting from East Carolina University and holds CPA licenses in both Georgia and North Carolina.